General Article EU Kids Online - bullying summary

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Aims

The EU Kids Online Project aims to enhance knowledge of European children’s and parents’ experiences and practices regarding use of the Internet and new online technologies, informing the promotion of a safer online environment for children.

Key findings

Main messages

  • 93% of nine to 16-year-old Internet users in Europe have neither bullied nor been bullied online. Those who have bullied or been bullied online are more vulnerable psychologically or from their socio-demographic background.
  • Bullying, and having been bullied online mostly go hand in hand. Around 60% of those who bully have been bullied by others. Bullying and being bullied by others mostly occur through similar modes. Of those who have bullied others offline, 57% have been bullied, though only 10% were bullied online. Of those who have bullied others online, a similar number have been bullied (58%) but 40% online.

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